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Masonry keyboard

The Masonry by dj_edit is another ergoish columnar keyboard projected on a rectangular keyboard shape.
Published April 18, 2024
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Inspired by Bruce the Keyboard, just like Tschibo's Chaotist, dj_edit's Masonry is a 12 column version with a less aggressive stagger and more bottom row options.

I love Bruce the Keyboard. Masonry is my 12 column version of Bruce with a less aggressive stagger – dj_edit.

The case is stacked acrylic, keycaps in the photos are blank PBT XDA from AliExpress:


Schematic for the MCU integration was taken from Sleepdealer's OSFRL project.


  • 36-44 keys
  • MX, hotswap
  • multiple bottom row options
  • on-board controller (STM32F072)

Pic: Masonry & Fortisan tray

Masonry & Fortisan tray

The matching artisan tray in the background is the author's Fortisan, a 40% sized artisan tray.


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Published on Thu 18th Apr 2024. Featured in KBD #162 (source).



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